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" Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. "
The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts, Music ... - Pagina 264
1832
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 pagine
...VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES. Let observation with extensive view Survey mankind, from China to Peru. Line 1. There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, — Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. Line 159. He left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. Line...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 pagine
...And proves himself a bastard by his wit. AUTHOBS — continued. Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters to be wise,...life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail ; See nations slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust. Johnson,VHW...
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Specimens of English poetry. For the use of Charterhouse school

English poetry - 1867 - 315 pagine
...grief or danger free, Nor think the doom of man reversed for thee : Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise...; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, 25 Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. See nations slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pagine
...philosopher. " Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to he wise ; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. See nations slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried Merit raise the tardy bust. If dreams yet...
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The Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett: With Memoirs ...

Samuel Johnson - 1868 - 254 pagine
...reversed for thee : Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause a while from learning, to be wise ; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. ^ ieo See nations, slowly wise, and meanly just, — To buried merit raise the tardy bust. If...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pagine
...extensive view •* — ' Survey mankind, from China to Peru. LOU i. * From ORTON'S Life of DoddrUge. There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, — Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. Line i„9. He left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale....
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Essays on English writers, by the author of 'The gentle life'.

James Hain Friswell - 1869
...the modern and objectionable sense of the word. His friend was henceforth his evil genius. But see what ills the scholar's life assail — Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail, wrote Johnson. We have said that to the world, except to the very wise, the author lost his power;...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...in Jobnson's life introduced a new reading into a familiar line in The Vanily of Human Wltlies— " what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the Jail." In the first edition garret was the word used. 2. Encumbers: cumber comes in the long run from...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 129

1870
...:— ' Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from Letters to be wise, Then mark what ills, the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the gaol.' Patron was substituted for the original word 'garret.' The only literary men who did not starve were...
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Among My Books

James Russell Lowell - 1870 - 686 pagine
...they were added after his visit to England. Dr. Johnson epigrammatized Spenser's indictment into " There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail," but I think it loses in pathos more than it gains in point. Queen Elizabeth bestowed on him...
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